Lumension Brings Together Expert Panel to Explore U.S. Cyber Security Issues

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Former NSA director, along with Lumension and U.S. Council of International Business CEOs, will outline the cyber security challenges facing the nation from an economic and government perspective.

Cyber security has emerged as one of the most important issues facing governments, businesses and individuals. Leaders in the United States and around the world are struggling to come to terms with how to protect the economic vitality and territorial integrity of their domains while maintaining free and open societies. A wide range of issues from personal privacy, espionage, cyber warfare, regulation and actions by highly motivated non-government organizations are driving leaders to make important decisions that will have an impact for generations.

Lumension®, a global leader in endpoint management and security, will host the first in a series of video chats on the modern IT Security landscape. The distinguished panel will discuss legislation, the impact of U.S. IP theft on our economy, how other regions are dealing with cyber security threats, and how to avoid the “doomsday” scenario so frequently touted by the press.

The discussion will be led by Pat Clawson, chairman and CEO, Lumension; Richard M. George, senior advisor for cyber security, Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory; and Peter Robinson, CEO, U.S. Council of International Business. Richard Stiennon, security industry expert and founder and analyst, IT Harvest will moderate the discussion.

About The Participants

Pat Clawson - Patrick J. Clawson serves as Chairman and CEO of Lumension. Clawson brings more than 20 years in the software industry and has extensive experience in the information security sector. He is a frequent speaker, publication contributor, and blogger on information security.

Richard M. George – Richard M. (Dickie) George is the Senior Advisor for Cyber Security at the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Lab. At the Lab, he works on a number of projects sponsored by the U.S. government and provides oversight on additional efforts. He works with senior management at the Lab on cyber strategy for protection of critical national systems. He is also the APL representative to the I3P, a consortium of universities, national labs, and non-profit institutions dedicated to strengthening the cyber infrastructure of the United States. Prior to joining APL, he worked at the National Security Agency as a mathematician from 1970 until his retirement in 2011. While at NSA, George wrote more than 125 technical papers on cryptomathematical subjects, and served in a number of positions: analyst, and technical director at the division, office, group, and directorate level. He served as the Technical Director of the Information Assurance Directorate for eight years until his retirement.

Peter Robinson - Peter Robinson previously served as USCIB's Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. Prior positions at USCIB included vice president for membership and manager of trade and transport policy. He helped establish some of USCIB's key practice areas, including e-commerce and customs/trade facilitation, and he has extensive experience with USCIB's global network of business affiliates.

Richard Stiennon – Richard Stiennon is a veteran of the security industry and as an industry analyst, he advises enterprises, vendors and government agencies on their security strategies. He is frequent speaker at industry conferences, blogger and author of "Surviving Cyberwar" and "Up and the Right: Strategy and Tactics of Analyst Influence". He is a former Gartner research analyst and CMO of Fortinet.

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About Lumension Security, Inc.
Lumension Security, Inc., a global leader in endpoint management and security, develops, integrates and markets security software solutions that help businesses protect their vital information and manage critical risk across network and endpoint assets. Lumension enables more than 5,100 customers worldwide to achieve optimal security and IT success by delivering a proven and award-winning solution portfolio that includes Vulnerability Management, Endpoint Protection, Data Protection, Antivirus and Reporting and Compliance offerings. Lumension is known for providing world-class customer support and services 24x7, 365 days a year. Headquartered in Scottsdale, Arizona, Lumension has operations worldwide, including Virginia, Texas, Utah, Florida, Ireland, Luxembourg, the United Kingdom, Australia and Singapore. Lumension: IT Secured. Success Optimized.™

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